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Re: [#AboveMyPayGrade] Protecting quantum computing networks against hacking threats



On Mon, Feb 06, 2017 at 09:10:02AM -0800, Razer wrote:
> > I can't parse the technical stuff. Does the last paragraph mean
> > they broke "old quantum crypto"?
> >
> 
> >From the abstract and the last paragraph of the article what I'm seeing
> is they can detect a hack on the data (apparently even if it's simply a
> regurgitation of the original) because the 'noise' created by the
> tampering itself appears to leave a 'standard recognizable signature'.
> But pardon if that's not the answer to the question you asked... as the
> Sj: line implies this is way above my pay-grade.
>

On the cryptography mailing list there is summary for smart dummies:
http://www.metzdowd.com/pipermail/cryptography/2017-February/031425.html